Contact details

Associate Professor at the University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne.

Research Unit on Grapevine and Wines in Champagne, URVVC EA 47 07, Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences, Building 18, Moulin de la Housse - BP 1039 - 51687 REIMS Cedex 2

Phone number: 00 33

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Research activities

Functional characterization of grapevine and Arabidopsis proteins involved in resistance against biotrophic and necrotrophic pathogens

Characterization of resveratrol transport mechanisms in grapevine and synthesis of stilbene oligomers

Identification of plasma membrane components involved in MAMPs perception (rhamnolipids) in grapevine and Arabidopsis. Understanding the plant innate immunity following this perception.

Research key words

Biological control ; plant-microorganisms interaction ; plant protection molecules (proteins and phenolic compounds) ; perception ; transport ; grapevine ; arabidopsis

Technical skills

Plant biochemistry (proteins and secondary metabolites), molecular biology, heterologous expression

Teaching activities

Plant biology and physiology, molecular biology and biochemistry (L1, L2, L3) ; Agrobiotechnologies (Master) Responsibility of several teaching modules

Coordination of the professional L3 « AgroRessources et Environnement option Viticulture-Environnement » (since 2015)

Teaching key words

Plant biology, plant biotechnologies, plant physiology, plant biochemistry, molecular biology

Main publications

- Jeandet, P., Hebrard, C., Deville, M.A., Cordelier, S., Dorey, S., Aziz, A., and Crouzet, J. (2014). Deciphering the role of phytoalexins in plant-microorganism interactions and human health. Molecules 19, 18033-18056.

- Crouzet, J., Roland, J., Peeters, E., Trombik, T., Ducos, E., Nader, J., and Boutry, M. (2013). NtPDR1, a plasma membrane ABC transporter from Nicotiana tabacum, is involved in diterpene transport. Plant molecular biology 82, 181-192.

- Navarre, C., Sallets, A., Gauthy, E., Maitrejean, M., Magy, B., Nader, J., Pety de Thozee, C., Crouzet, J., Batoko, H., and Boutry, M. (2011). Isolation of heat shock-induced Nicotiana tabacum transcription promoters and their potential as a tool for plant research and biotechnology. Transgenic research 20, 799-810.

- Paquis, S., Mazeyrat-Gourbeyre, F., Fernandez, O., Crouzet, J., Clément, C., Baillieul, F., and Dorey, S. (2011). Characterization of a F-box gene up-regulated by phytohormones and upon biotic and abiotic stresses in grapevine. Molecular biology reports 38, 3327-3337.

Morel, M.,Crouzet, J., Gravot, A., Auroy, P., Leonhardt, N., Vavasseur, A., and Richaud, P. (2009). AtHMA3, a P1B-ATPase allowing Cd/Zn/Co/Pb vacuolar storage in Arabidopsis. Plant physiology 149, 894-904.

Main International conferences

- XVI International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe interactions (Rhodes, Greece, July 2014)

- Congrès Jeunes Chercheurs de la Société française de Biologie végétale (Tours, France, June 2014)

- International Organisation for Biological Control (IOBC) (Reims, France, June 2012)

- 15th Int. Workshop on Plant Membrane Biology (Adelaïde, Australia, September 2010)